Otter Point Woods: Invasive Plants

This post is part of a series that highlights sections of our forest management plan for Otter Point Woods. Invasive plants are bad plants. Okay, that definition is overly simplistic, but it does capture the general idea. Invasive plants are generally non-native or alien to a particular ecosystem and, most importantly, cause harm to the … Continue reading Otter Point Woods: Invasive Plants

Otter Point Woods: Climate

This post is part of a series that highlights sections of our forest management plan for Otter Point Woods. This particular post is little more data-dorky than normal, but I hope you find the links useful to look up information about your local climate since climate is important for plant growth—and pretty much everything else. … Continue reading Otter Point Woods: Climate

Otter Point Woods: Property History

This post is part of a series that highlights sections of our forest management plan for Otter Point Woods. “Buy land, they aren't making it anymore.” – Mark Twain. Here's what might be the most unique thing about Otter Point Woods—it is new land. At the turn of the 20th century, there was just Otter … Continue reading Otter Point Woods: Property History

Introducing Otter Point Woods

What's new? What have you been up to? I feel like I never have anything to tell people when they ask me what is new in my life. Between not having kids and purposefully working to maintain a drama-free lifestyle, nothing comes to mind as particularly worthy to mention. So I usually say "not much" … Continue reading Introducing Otter Point Woods